The High Point NAACP announces 2022 Freedom Fund Gala Honorees who will be honored at our annual fundraiser to be held on Saturday, November 5, 2022, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Golden Doors Event Center, 2025 Brentwood Street, High Point, NC  27263. The program will be an after five dinner meeting, speaker program and awards ceremony.

Jerry Mingo ~ The Rev B. Elton Cox Award ~ Champion for Community Activism

Bernita Sims ~ The Rev E. B. Freeman Award ~ Advocate for the Rights of Others

Donna Peterson ~ The John Langford Award ~ Champion for Voting Rights & Political Movement

Dr. Elma Hairston ~ The T. R. MCRAE Award ~ Branch Member Who Goes Above and Beyond

Dr. Sharon Contreras ~ The Dr. Lillie B. Jones Award ~ Advocate for Equality in Education & Inclusion

James Chestnut ~ Lifetime Achievement Award

President’s Awardees ~ James Mayes, Esq  and  Dr. Armondo Collins

Our speaker will be Deirdre Tejada, Vice President, Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Ralph Lauren, sure to invigorate our thoughts, hearts, and minds toward the greatness that High Point so appropriately deserves, as she enlightens us on the topic of Race, Equity, and Inclusion: Moving Toward Unity”.

Tickets on sale NOW: $65/per individual; $650 per table (10). Tickets are moving fast. Get yours today at

If you have additional questions, please contact ticket chair, Bernita Sims [email protected] 336.687.9995 or Delia Bates at 336.887.2470.

With the support of our great community, we anticipate a memorable event.

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